Richard N. Wevodau Scholarship

The Richard N. Wevodau Scholarship is an endowment fund is awarded to graduating seniors of Mechanicsburg Area High School who possess average academic abilities. Ideally the student will pursue further education in the area of business; however, the scholarship could also be awarded to a student who pursuing education in regards to a trade (plumbing, electrical work, HVAC, etc.)  

Richard N. Wevodau was born and raised in Mechanicsburg, PA. He graduated from MASH in 1962. Richard was a founding member of the Wildcat Foundation and served for many years as a Board Member and Foundation Secretary. He was also very active in the Mechanicsburg Alumni Association. His other commitments to the community included the Rotary Club, the Mechanicsburg Museum Association, and the Mechanicsburg Planning Commission. Richard was employed by the First Bank and Trust Company of Mechanicsburg and later PNC Bank from which he retired. 

This scholarship is a fund of the Mechanicsburg Area Community Foundation, a regional foundation of TFEC.

This fund will not grant again until 2026

Please check back on January 1, 2026.


March 15


One Award / Amount Varies

Scholarship FAQ


  1. Graduating senior from Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School 
  2. Plans to study in the area of business, or possible students who will be studying a trade (plumbing, electrical work, HVAC, etc.) 
  3. Leadership, community service, church involvement 
  4. Involvement in school related activities (Key Club, Student Council, SADD, etc.) 
  5. Minimum 2.5 GPA 
  6. Financial need 
  7. Essay
  8. Supplemental documents. This may include a resume, letter(s) of recommendation, transcript, FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR), or other scholarship-specific documents. Specific requirements are noted in the application.


Discuss how you will continue your community involvement during your college years. The essay must be titled, maximum 300 words.


This scholarship will automatically renew for no more than four years provided the recipient maintains a GPA of 2.5.

Students must submit their transcript and tuition bill EACH SEMESTER for renewal of the award.

Should the GPA requirement not be met, the student will be placed on probation. Failure to regain the required GPA after one academic semester will result in the loss of the scholarship.

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